Windows 7 Windows Update broken for some Windows 7 users

Discussion in 'Operating Systems' started by Exterminator, Dec 4, 2017.

  1. Exterminator

    Exterminator Super Moderator
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    Oct 23, 2012
    Windows 10
    Windows Update broken for some Windows 7 users

    Several Windows 7 users are reporting that Windows Update is broken, throwing up error 80248015. A detailed thread about the issue is open on Microsoft Answers forum where many have reported the error.

    Users are receiving the following message when they try to run Windows Update on machines running Windows 7:

    "Windows Update cannot currently check for updates because the service is not running. You may need to restart your computer."
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